Warwickshire County Council is moving at pace to deliver an ambitious vision of transforming services for vulnerable adults, children and young people and their families. As such opportunities have arisen to work in Public Health and Strategic Commissioning within each of the following teams: Children's Commissioning and All Age Disability, to deliver a challenging portfolio of projects to secure our vision for vulnerable people. We are committed to commissioning services that are high quality, good value, outcome focused and personalised to need and to making a real difference to people’s lives.
37.0 Hours per Week
All Age Disabilities Team (Maternity Cover) and Children’s Commissioning Team (2 year fixed).
These are exciting and varied roles that require committed, creative and intellectually agile commissioners to drive best value, best quality, joined up services for our most vulnerable citizens.
We need experienced, outcome driven commissioners who can work innovatively and collaboratively. You will lead on service redesign by developing and delivering the strategies and the associated commissioning and delivery plans; service redesign, market shaping, tendering and contract/relationship management and review.
The post holder will focus on commissioning arrangements that support good outcomes for people and will deliver needs assessment/gap analysis, strategy development, stakeholder engagement, customer co-production, service redesign and contract management and review.
In return we offer flexible, agile working and will consider working hours to suit.
The post holder for each role will have experience of working in the public sector and will need to be skilled and experienced in partnership working with colleagues across the Council, Health and the Independent Care Sector; the post holder will have significant experience of all key aspects of the commissioning cycle, have a demonstrable, effective track record of leading complex projects which have achieved great results. Most importantly the post holder will be committed to supporting vulnerable people to live fulfilled lives with the right support and guidance.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.
Additional Information & How to Apply
For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Kate Harker - 01926 742339 / email@example.com
Closing Date: 28th February 2019
Video Presentations (if shortlisted): 11th March 2019
Interview Date: 25th March 2019
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Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.
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Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire
It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).
Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.
As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.
We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification